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hose

(hōz),
1. A section of tubing or pipe, generally more or less flexible, open at both ends; sometimes fitted with threading to allow fixtures to be affixed to other devices. 2. A type of stocking used in medical settings to provide support for musculature, nerves, or skin.
[O.E. hosa]

hose

(hōz)
Thin, form-fitting leg covering; in medicine, used in the treatment of circulatory problems, to promote venous return.
See also: TED hose
[O.E. hosa]
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Hosen is studying his GCSEs and is predicted grades 7-9.
Lord Justice Treacy explained as Hosen watched via a video link from Frankland Prison: "When the court convened this morning, counsel on behalf of the appellant informed us that she felt she could no longer support the grounds of appeal.
Article authors consist of the editors plus Ben Hosen, Elaine Worzala, PhD, and David Wyman, PhD, from the United States.
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As 30,000 visitors filled the Sittertobel's green pastures, acclaimed performers including Die Toten Hosen and Florence & The Machine rocked the stages.
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6 shows sensitivity analyses for the connected fraction of porosity of the C1 pocket by RaNoS and by the digital technique proposed by Hosen and Kapelman and cited in Navi and Pignat (1999).
Nach Angaben der Munchner "Abendzeitung" wurde in SPD-Fuhrungskreisen uber ein solches Szenario mit einem Wechsel zu Muntefering gesprochen SudO 2005; Kritik im Bundestag, zum Beispiel von Adolf Arndt, dem SPD-"Kronjuristen", ist damals folgenlos geblieben Sp 2005; Jener Unternehmen, die nach SPD- und Gewerkschafts-Diktion fur den massiven Abbau von Arbeitsplatzen verantwortlich sind Ab 2005; Senioren in beigefarbenen Windjacken, Hosen und Rocken dominieren auf allen Etagen-als hatte die Hamburger SPD--Spitze zur 50-Jahr-Feier ihrer Parteizentrale Uniformzwang verhangt Sp 2007;
SANAA, May 7 (KUNA) -- Twenty-two Yemeni soldiers and one policeman were killed, and 12 others were injured in an Al-Qaeda attack at Hosen Jaafar point and Al-Mash'hoor rest area in Zinjibar in southern Yemen, the Ministry of Defense affirmed here on Monday.
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One reason is cultural change, for example everyday objects, such as beaker and hosen, were once very common, but due to developments in kitchenware and fashion respectively they lost importance and are now associated mostly with outmoded lifestyle.
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